EXPERT GROUP  • Department / Unit Eurovision Services

ACE Bureau

The Bureau is the representative body of the Assembly of Contact Engineers (ACE).

The ACE is an EBU Experts Group that represents the community of technical-operational engineers of the EBU Members operating the Eurovision Network. They provide constructive feedback about the EBU’s activities where the Members interact and contribute to the work of the organization, notably the development of the Eurovision Network.

Participation is open to all Members and brings together specialist on technical and operational matters related to the Mandatory Activities Network. They also provide feedback about the Basic Network segment. Through collaboration, ACE experts group achieve consensus, adopt positions and exert influence.

Committee Members


Umberto Babuscio, RAI (Italy)

ACE Representative

Tapani Lerkki, YLE (Finland)


Oscar Teran, EBU


Johannes Dominag, ORF (Austria)
Antoine Niedbalski, SSR (Switzerland)
Carsten Gertzen, ARD (Germany)
Kai Riebesel, ARD (Germany)
Helmut Rauch, ZDF (Germany)
Jose Carlos Sanz, TVE (Spain)
Jeremy Mosler, BBC (United- Kingdom)
Boris Kotarski, HRT (Croatia)
Knut Eric Kubberod, TV2 (Danmark)
Daniel Weberup, SVT (Sweden)
Christo Peshev, BNT (Bulgaria)

Contact detail

Eléonore Carron de la Morinais
Executive Assistant to the CEO
+41 22 717 22 79